Pregnancy

Can I get chickenpox more than once?

Can I get chickenpox more than once?

There is some evidence to suggest that it may be possible, although it’s commonly believed that

What are the risks of scarlet fever during pregnancy?

What are the risks of scarlet fever during pregnancy?

There is no evidence that catching scarlet fever when you’re pregnant will put your baby at risk.

What are the risks of genital herpes during pregnancy?

What are the risks of genital herpes during pregnancy?

 There’s a small risk of complications, depending on: whether you’ve had genital herpes attacks before, and

What are the risks of chickenpox during pregnancy?

What are the risks of chickenpox during pregnancy?

Chickenpox during pregnancy can cause complications both for the pregnant woman and the unborn baby. However,

How rare is chickenpox during pregnancy?

How rare is chickenpox during pregnancy?

It’s rare to get chickenpox when you’re pregnant. In the UK, it’s estimated that about three

What complications can affect the placenta?

What complications can affect the placenta?

Complications that can affect the placenta during pregnancy or childbirth include: low-lying placenta, and retained placenta.

Is my unborn baby at risk of early-onset GBS (group B streptococcus) infection?

Is my unborn baby at risk of early-onset GBS (group B streptococcus) infection?

  Your baby may be at higher risk of this infection if: you go into labour

I’m pregnant. Can paint fumes affect my unborn baby?

I’m pregnant. Can paint fumes affect my unborn baby?

It’s highly unlikely that paint fumes can harm your unborn baby. The risk from modern household

How much weight will I put on during my pregnancy?

How much weight will I put on during my pregnancy?

It depends on your weight before you become pregnant. Weight gain in pregnancy varies greatly. Most

Pregnancy and rubella (German measles)

Pregnancy and rubella (German measles)

The risks from getting rubella during the different stages of pregnancy are outlined below. Continue reading